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Genus Diadasia

Diadasia - male Bee - Diadasia enavata - male Chimney Bee - Needs Pollen - Diadasia - female Diadasia sp. - Diadasia bee - Diadasia Bee on prickly pear - Diadasia bee on penstemon - Diadasia Diadasia - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Emphorini (Chimney or Turret Bees)
Genus Diadasia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diadasia Patton 1879
Numbers
25 spp. in 3 subgenera in our area, 42 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
Range
New World; in our area, confined to the w. half of the US, with only D. diminuta ranging into Canada (map)(1)
Print References
Sipesa & Wolf (2001) --Phylogenetic relationships
Internet References
D. opuntiae fact sheet